IPL 2021 Points Table, Orange Cap and Purple Cap list after Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad match
Delhi Capitals returned to the top spot in the Indian Premier League on Wednesday after scripting a comfortable eight-wicket win over bottom-placed Sunrisers Hyderabad. After being asked to bowl first, DC restricted SRH to 134/9 in 20 overs, and with contributions from Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, and Rishabh Pant from the bat, Delhi chased down the total in 17.5 overs to take 14 points in 9 matches.
But DC would have to be careful as Chennai Super Kings are right on their tail, with 12 points in eight games.
Orange Cap list
DC's Shikhar Dhawan regained his IPL 2021 Orange Cap from KL Rahul after scoring 42 runs in 37 balls against SRH. The left-hander took his total runs tally to 422 in 9 games. Prithvi Shaw, who scored 11 runs in the match also kept his fifth spot intact with 319 runs in 9 games.
Purple Cap List
DC's Avesh Khan returned wicketless against SRH, but still retained his 2nd spot in the Purple Cap list ahead of Rajasthan Royals' Chris Morris on average with both pacers having 14 wickets each. Sunrisers' Rashid Khan who picked one wicket in the match, entered the top five, taking his tally to 11 wickets in 8 games.